Interel EU, the European Public Affairs & Association Management Practice of the Interel Group, an award-winning consultancy, is looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated Associate Director to serve the needs of our growing client base, in particular for clients active in energy & climate areas.


Core responsibilities of the position :

  • Design strategic plans/campaigns and coordinate the team to implement them
  • Review work of junior colleagues and mentor them
  • Provide analysis, strategic recommendations and implement client projects taking into account broader business implications
  • Produce written materials, such as policy papers, press releases, presentations, client review documents, etc.
  • Anticipate client needs and potential problems, effectively linking external developments to client interests, showing understanding of the clients’ businesses and issues
  • Take ownership of deliverables and ensure that client objectives are reached


Applicants for the position should fulfill the following requirements :

  • University degree or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in European Affairs; previous consultancy experience is an asset
  • Expertise and passion in / for energy and climate policies is required
  • In-depth knowledge of the EU institutions and decision-making
  • Excellent English, good knowledge of at least one other EU language
  • Ideally should have experience managing client accounts and taking ownership of day-to-day delivery of client projects
  • A team player, who enjoys working in international teams and appreciates the value of team work
  • Open-mind, critical thinking, respect for others and calm in stressful situations are essential
  • Creative and proactive person, understanding the nature of this profession
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong strategic & conceptual abilities
  • Good organisational skills


The company offers:

  • A full-time contract.
  • Additional benefits including pension scheme, hospital insurance, luncheon vouchers,…
  • An exciting job with one of the market leaders.
  • Access to training and other professional development opportunities.
  • A pleasant and inspiring working environment.


SectorEnvironment, Energy, Climate